A gender relations approach is central to many feminist theories today. What does this concept signify?

Pick TWO (out of three) questions. 300 to 600 words for each answer to a question. Give specific examples from the reading and/or lecture to bolster your responses

Option 1:

  1. How are intersectionality and the matrix of domination important to our understanding of the impact of race, class, and gender on the experiences of individuals considered deviant by contemporary standards? Please use examples from the posted reading by Mignon Moore (2012) AND from any of the readings since the midterm exam to support your response.
  1. A gender relations approach is central to many feminist theories today. What does this concept signify? How does the application of this concept help us understand the experience of gender in society today? Please use examples from any of the readings AND lecture since the midterm exam to support your response.
  1. a) Define queer theory in as much detail as you can and then apply it to a contemporary example that comes either from the news or from your personal observation. b) Use queer theory to help us understand any of the readings since the midterm exam.